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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

All content by Ryan Chandler

Interpersonal violence-prevention organizations need reinforcement in fight against assault

Ryan Chandler August 11, 2018

In Spring 2017, UT released the Cultivating Learning and Safe Environments report, which highlighted the shocking prevalence of sexual assault on the 40 Acres. Among many striking statistics, it revealed...


Meechaiel Criner is not every homeless man

Ryan Chandler August 9, 2018

Last month, Meechaiel Criner was sentenced to forty years in prison for the 2016 murder of dance freshman Haruka Weiser. Her murder, the first on-campus killing since the 1966 tower shooting, sparked a...


More can be done to safeguard diversity on campus

Ryan Chandler July 31, 2018

The White House recently rescinded Obama-era affirmative action guidelines that encouraged university admissions to consider race in an effort to increase diversity in higher education. While the move...


Your unhealthy diet isn’t on the University. It’s on you.

Ryan Chandler July 13, 2018

The belief that campus dining harms our healthy lifestyles is a far-too-common quip in the UT community. It’s been an effective selling point of numerous student government campaigns, and it has...


City Council should loosen ordinance harming homeless

Ryan Chandler June 29, 2018

Austin City Council will soon consider loosening an ordinance that controls when and where people may publicly solicit in the city. The ordinance, outlined in Section 9-4-13 of the city code, is designed...


Continuing ACA crucial for Longhorns

Ryan Chandler June 24, 2018

Caitlin Rowley was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease five years ago. The chronic inflammatory autoimmune bowel disease requires regular care. “There is currently no cure for Crohn’s disease,...

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